Hank Aaron

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Henry Louis "Hank" Aaron (born February 5, 1934), nicknamed "Hammer", or "Hammerin' Hank", is a retired American Major League Baseball (MLB) right fielder. He played 21 seasons for the Milwaukee/Atlanta Braves in the National League (NL) and 2 seasons for the Milwaukee Brewers in the American League (AL), from 1954 through 1976. Aaron held the MLB record for career home runs for 33 years, and he still holds several MLB offensive records. He hit 24 or more home runs every year from 1955 through 1973, and is the only player to hit 30 or more home runs in a season at least fifteen times. In 1999, The Sporting News ranked Aaron fifth on their "100 Greatest Baseball Players" list.

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Age: 81
Height: 6' (183 cm)
Nationality: American
Claim to Fame: One line executive summary

Batting

Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG
1954 MLN 122 468 58 131 27 6 13 69 2 28 39 0.280 0.322 0.447
1955 MLN 153 602 105 189 37 9 27 106 3 49 61 0.314 0.366 0.540
1956 MLN 153 609 106 200 34 14 26 92 2 37 54 0.328 0.365 0.558
1957 MLN 151 615 118 198 27 6 44 132 1 57 58 0.322 0.378 0.600
1958 MLN 153 601 109 196 34 4 30 95 4 59 49 0.326 0.386 0.546
1959 MLN 154 629 116 223 46 7 39 123 8 51 54 0.355 0.401 0.636
1960 MLN 153 590 102 172 20 11 40 126 16 60 63 0.292 0.352 0.566
1961 MLN 155 603 115 197 39 10 34 120 21 56 64 0.327 0.381 0.594
1962 MLN 156 592 127 191 28 6 45 128 15 66 73 0.323 0.390 0.618
1963 MLN 161 631 121 201 29 4 44 130 31 78 94 0.319 0.391 0.586
1964 MLN 145 570 103 187 30 2 24 95 22 62 46 0.328 0.393 0.514
1965 MLN 150 570 109 181 40 1 32 89 24 60 81 0.318 0.379 0.560
1966 ATL 158 603 117 168 23 1 44 127 21 76 96 0.279 0.356 0.539
1967 ATL 155 600 113 184 37 3 39 109 17 63 97 0.307 0.369 0.573
1968 ATL 160 606 84 174 33 4 29 86 28 64 62 0.287 0.354 0.498
1969 ATL 147 547 100 164 30 3 44 97 9 87 47 0.300 0.396 0.607
1970 ATL 150 516 103 154 26 1 38 118 9 74 63 0.298 0.385 0.574
1971 ATL 139 495 95 162 22 3 47 118 1 71 58 0.327 0.410 0.669
1972 ATL 129 449 75 119 10 0 34 77 4 92 55 0.265 0.390 0.514
1973 ATL 120 392 84 118 12 1 40 96 1 68 51 0.301 0.402 0.643
1974 ATL 112 340 47 91 16 0 20 69 1 39 29 0.268 0.341 0.491
1975 MIL 137 465 45 109 16 2 12 60 0 70 51 0.234 0.332 0.355
1976 MIL 85 271 22 62 8 0 10 35 0 35 38 0.229 0.315 0.369
Career 3298 12364 2174 3771 624 98 755 2297 240 1402 1383 - - -

Fielding

Year Team G GS Inn PO A E DP Fld%
1954 MLN 122 113 1,031 217 5 7 1 0.969
1955 MLN 153 151 1,346 343 94 15 25 0.967
1956 MLN 153 152 1,349 313 17 13 4 0.962
1957 MLN 151 150 1,356 343 9 6 0 0.983
1958 MLN 153 153 1,361 306 12 5 0 0.985
1959 MLN 154 154 1,368 269 22 5 3 0.983
1960 MLN 153 153 1,378 325 13 5 5 0.985
1961 MLN 155 154 1,376 380 15 7 2 0.983
1962 MLN 156 153 1,340 340 11 7 1 0.980
1963 MLN 161 161 1,446 267 12 5 1 0.982
1964 MLN 145 142 1,233 277 29 6 8 0.981
1965 MLN 150 148 1,309 297 12 4 2 0.987
1966 ATL 158 157 1,358 317 12 4 5 0.988
1967 ATL 155 152 1,349 321 12 7 3 0.979
1968 ATL 160 157 1,394 417 21 5 10 0.989
1969 ATL 147 145 1,273 278 18 5 5 0.983
1970 ATL 150 135 1,140 297 14 7 7 0.978
1971 ATL 139 129 1,131 734 40 5 56 0.994
1972 ATL 129 121 1,050 996 70 17 79 0.984
1973 ATL 120 105 857 207 5 5 0 0.977
1974 ATL 89 89 664 140 3 2 0 0.986
1975 MIL 3 3 21 2 0 0 0 1.000
1976 MIL 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 1.000
Career 3057 2977 - 7387 446 142 217 -

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I don`t feel right unless I have a sport to play or at least a way to work up a sweat.

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